Kano State Ministry of Health denied the rumor of mass death that was recently going viral about their State.
This was announced on their Official Twitter page that,
On The Recent Rumor of Mass Death in Kano State. #COVID19 #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe.
Kindly disregard the rumors of having mass deaths recently in Kano metropolis. The State Task Force on #COVID19 has activated community informants structure of the World Health Organization (WHO) #StayingAliveTogether to report deaths and cause of deaths and have also deployed officers to all burial grounds to count bodies brought in for burial everyday (the workers would conduct 2 shifts). #StayingAliveTogether.
Honestly the media and rumor mongers have been trying their best in making us dispense energy in warding them off. This particular rumor has been investigated and found to be untrue so must be dispelled.#StayHomeSaveLives.We appeal to you (Individuals) with massive social media followership to help in clearing the air.
We can not afford to let the good people of Kano to panic and loose confidence in our response.
We must state that we are more courageous than ever in a bid to contain this pandemic”.